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Thursday, March 22 • 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Advocacy Training for Montessori Public Policy

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This workshop will provide information about advocating for excellence in Montessori education. You will learn about legislative and regulatory processes germane to the education policy world, and how to build strong coalitions for action. You will also learn about the Montessori Public Policy Initiative—a collaboration between AMS and the Association Montessori International/USA—and the exciting progress the group is making to support effective policies to protect authentic Montessori implementation.

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Sharon Damore

Consultant, Educational Answers
Sharon Damore, PhD, is an adjunct faculty member of educational leadership at DePaul University, in Chicago, IL, and a lecturer for Seton Montessori Institute, in Clarendon Hills, IL. A member of the AMS Board of Directors and chair emerita of the AMS Research Committee, she is a... Read More →
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Ashley LiBetti Mitchel

Associate Partner, Bellwether Education Partners
Ashley LiBetti Mitchel, MPP, conducts research and policy analysis, specializing in early childhood education, teacher preparation, and charter schools, for Bellwether Education Partners, in Washington, D.C. Her work has been featured by C-SPAN, U.S. News & World Report, the Huff... Read More →
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Denise Monnier

Director of State Advocacy, Montessori Public Policy Initiative
Denise Monnier, MA, is the Director of State Advocacy for the Montessori Public Policy Initiative and Executive Director of the Association of Illinois Montessori Schools.

Wendy Shenk-Evans

Wendy Schenk-Evans is director of Christian Family Montessori School, in Washington, D.C., and chair of the Montessori Public Policy Initiative.

Thursday March 22, 2018 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tower Court B Tower Building Second Level
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